Gift Shop

 All items in our store may be purchased by sending a check or money order for the price of the item plus shipping and handling (as indicated with each item) to:The Wintonbury Historical Society, P.O. Box 7454, Bloomfield, CT  06002. Please make sure to include your full name and mailing address, as well as, a day time phone number with your order.
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Items are also available at the Old Farm School on Sundays (1:00-3:00 p.m.) from May to October and at other Wintonbury Historical Society events.
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Images of Bloomfield Images of America: Bloomfield
Bloomfield is a compilation of nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographs showing the lives of those who most influenced and characterized the communities of Wintonbury and Bloomfield. It is a pictorial history that revisits the early days when industry was just beginning, and more recent times, as the town thrived with a progressive educational system and became the home of Connecticut General Insurance Company. While enjoying its closeness to Hartford, Bloomfield has developed a unique culture of its own, which is revealed in this fascinating history.Formed fifty years ago, the Wintonbury Historical Society has created Bloomfield using images from its own collection, as well as private collections. Members of the society have worked diligently to preserve historical documents, records, and images, and are proud to share them in this extraordinary pictorial history.Charlston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2001
Softbound 128 pages, 6″ x 9″

$19.99

S&H  $5.00

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Browns of Wintonbury The Browns of Wintonbury: Makers of Brown Drums
Introduction:  Bloomfield citizens and Bloomfield business interests have always exhibited intense pride in the town’s history, its inheritance, and its contributions to our state and to our nation. The town has turned joyfully to strangers but, if the early citizens were once orphaned from Windsor, their pioneering and enterprising spirit carried them to higher visions. The elders may have gone but they are not forgotten, and while some young men’s music has stopped, their legacy lives on. This is the story of a few of Bloomfield’s elders: Benjamin Brown, his brother Moses, Ben Jr., Eli and his son of the same name, and William, a son of the younger Ben who departed this life at age 23. It is a story of the days of old, told anew.Bloomfield, Connecticut: Wintonbury Historical Society, 1999
Wirebound 56 Pages, 8.5″ x 11″

$10.00

S&H  $3.00

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Wintonbury to Bloomfield From Wintonbury To Bloomfield – Bloomfield Sketches
‘A collection of papers on the history of the Town of Bloomfield, Connecticut, formerly known as Wintonbury, compiled by members of the Wintonbury Historical Society’
Bloomfield, Connecticut: Wintonbury Historical Society, 1983
Hardbound 276 pages, 6″ x 9″

$10.00

S&H  $4.00

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Cooking What’s Cooking in Bloomfield
A cookbook of receipes from our members with the receipes divided  into seven sections: 1) Appetizers, Beverages; 2) Soups, Salads, 3)Vegetables, 4) Main Dishes, 5) Breads & Rolls, 6) Desserts, and 7) Miscellaneous. Other pages give helpful hints and kitchen conversions.
Spiralbound 100 pages, 6″ x 9″

$7.00

S&H  $3.00

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 OTT01 Over Tunxis Trails 
A booklet of historical information, originally written by Frederick C. Bidwell and published in 1935 at the time of the Tercentenary. ‘Over Tunxis Trails’ has been rewritten for the Wintonbury Historical Society by Charlotte R. Goodrich assisted by Florence B. JewellBloomfield, Connecticut: Wintonbury Historical Society, Revised and Reprinted 1965, updated to 2011
Softbound 108 pages, 6″ x 9″

$15.00

S&H  $3.00

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Good Old Days The Good Old Days
In 1985 Bloomfield held a year’s long celebration to commemorate its 250th anniversary. Eager to participate in this event, the Bloomfield Journal and the Wintonbury Historical Society at the suggestion of Roberta Kania, Historian, invited people to share their remembrances of the Town’s history. Many delightful articles were submitted and published. Topics focused on home life, social events, interesting houses, and many other aspects of life in a rural community.This current volume is a compilation by the Wintonbury Historical Society of many of the articles published in 1985. Virtually all of the articles and the introductions are in the exact words and form of the writers. Although space would not permit reproduction of every article, a sincere effort has been made to include an entry from each person whose work was originally published in the Bloomfield Journal. In essence, this collection reflects a people-oriented story from those and about those who witnessed and participated in the growth and development of Bloomfield in the Good Old Days.Bloomfield, Connecticut: Wintonbury Historical Society, 1992
Softbound 58 Pages, 8.5″ x 11″

$5.00

S&H  $3.00

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Catholic Church The History of the Catholic Church in Bloomfield
 on the occasion of its 125th anniversaryAuthor Fred Hesketh & published in 2003 by Sacred Heart Church
Softbound 242 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″

$15.00

S&H  $5.00

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img013-600crop-0.7504 Bloomfield and the Civil War
Author Fred Hesketh
Published in 2009 by The Wintonbury Historical Society
Softbound 142 pages, 5″ x 8″

$12.00

S&H  $5.00

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Not Lost...Gone Before Not Lost … Gone Before:
A History of Latimer Hill Cemetery
Compiled by Lucy Woodford Wirsul (1995)
Updated & Appendices added by Janis Langston (2009)
Proceeds benefit:
The Latimer Hill Cemetery Association and
The Wintonbury Historical  Society
CD 200 pages, 8.5″ x 11″

25.00

S&H  $5.00

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Other Merchandise:
Notepaper Notepaper – 19th Century Bloomfield
Line drawings by Amy R. Burnham of 4 different scenes from 19th Blooomfield  – the Academy, the Railroad Depot, the Old Farm School, and Robert’s Green.
Pack of 8 (2 of each)

$3.00

S&H  $3.00

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